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Intern for Service Leadership and Community Engagement
Salve Regina University | Newport, Rhode Island
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About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine and among the best regional universities in the north by U.S. News and World Report, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University's commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:


Salve Regina University seeks an intern to develop the Office of Community Service's Service Advocate and Newport Community School Afterschool Enrichment Program by providing leadership development opportunities and administrative support. The candidate will mentor students and guide them in linking civic engagement to their educational objectives by facilitating service opportunities. The candidate will also provide the administrative support necessary for the University to help develop and market these initiatives.


Role A: Advise Senior Service Advocate Program

* Assist the Director in the management of approximately 8-10 Senior Service Advocates
* Provide mentoring and support to student leaders in their daily service including problem-solving issues related to their sites
* Assist with coordination of (2) day-long leadership retreats for students, (2) partner luncheons and an end of the year ceremony. This will include booking speakers, delivering workshops, and coordinating logistics
* Ensure advocates comply with service commitments through one-on-one meetings and surveys

Role B: Develop Newport Community School Initiatives

* Advise Newport Community School Afterschool Enrichment Program leaders
* Provide them with weekly supported meetings
* Develop and facilitate reflective, skill-building, and team-building curriculum for leaders
* Build marketing materials for the program
* Research other opportunities for community partnerships


* Create, implement, and sustain campus-wide community efforts
* Engage community partners for community service opportunities
* Perform sustained outreach to students and student organizations; promote student engagement, including volunteer service and experiential learning opportunities that connects them to the campus and Aquidneck communities
* Collaborate with other campus offices to promote student engagement including Student Activities, Residence Life, Career Development, the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life as well as academic departments
* Perform other duties as assigned


* Demonstrated commitment to service
* Valid driver's license
* Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution and three (3) years of related experience to include community organizing and partnership building; or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
* Demonstrated understanding and commitment to civic engagement, service, and partnership building
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, Canva, I -Movie and database applications
* Ability to work independently and effectively with students and administrators
* Possess excellent work ethics and reliability
* Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment
* Possess excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
* Ability to work a flexible schedule which may include evening and weekend assignments
* Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
* Support the Mercy Mission at Salve Regina University and the Critical Concerns of Mercy: Earth, Women, Non-Violence, Racism and Immigration

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant will all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.

URL: www.salve.edu

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